How technology helped the America’s Cup hit the mainstream

( CNN) When the 2017 America’s Cup final competition comes under way on Saturday, sailing’s eventual occasion will have a hard enterprise coinciding the drama and bang of the 2013 edition.

An unbelievable comeback from the Larry Ellison-backed Oracle Team USA to demolish Emirates Team New Zealand was as stunning as anything in the longer biography of sport’s oldest accolade, and unlikely to be replicated when the two gangs meet again on the seas of Bermuda to decide the end of the Auld Mug.

The 2013 event likewise commemorated the competition’s coming of age, the moment it croaked from a race for voyaging enthusiasts to an occasion that temporarily captured the attention of athletic fans across the world.

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